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INFORMS Study on Iron Dome Asks: What Was its Impact?

INFORMS Study on Iron Dome Asks: What Was its Impact?

A new study published by The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) examines the strengths and weaknesses of the Iron Dome system, which Israeli authorities have credited with saving lives during the recent conflict with Hamas. Modeling […]


New Flash-Bang Launcher Expands Marines’ Non-Lethal Capability

New Flash-Bang Launcher Expands Marines’ Non-Lethal Capability

For Marines running roadblocks and vehicle check points, identifying an oncoming vehicle as a threat is a decision that has to happen quickly and at standoff range because lives are on the line. A new system being fielded to II […]


Last Four TAI-Modernized F-16s Delivered To Pakistan Air Force

Last Four TAI-Modernized F-16s Delivered To Pakistan Air Force

Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI) delivered the last four F-16 aircraft to Pakistan Air Force (PAF) under Pakistan F-16 Modernization Program, at a ceremony held at TAI’s facilities in Ankara, Turkey, on September 02, 2014. The avionics and structural modernization […]


MBDA Signs 2 MoUs on Polish Air, Missile Defense

MBDA Signs 2 MoUs on Polish Air, Missile Defense

On 2nd September, at the MSPO military exhibition in Kielce (Poland), Antoine Bouvier, CEO of MBDA, signed two Letters of Intent (LoI) with Waldemar Skowron, CEO of MESKO and with Ryszard Kardasz, CEO of PIT-RADWAR, relating to the Polish “Wisla” […]


US Army prepares for dangers lurking in ‘deep future’ megacities

US Army prepares for dangers lurking in ‘deep future’ megacities

Within about two decades, roughly 60 percent of the world’s population will live in cities, particularly megacities of more than 10 million, according to a recent National Intelligence Council projection. Some of those inhabitants will be bent on terror and […]


US Army 1st Cavalry unit selected for South Korea deployment

US Army 1st Cavalry unit selected for South Korea deployment

The U.S. Army’s III Corps announced today, the rotational deployment of Fort Hood’s 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, to Camp Hovey and Camp Stanley, in South Korea, in October. The 3rd Battalion, 8th […]


Army turns to researchers for future lethality

Army turns to researchers for future lethality

The Army of the future may have fewer Soldiers but more lethality thanks to research in precision, scalable effects and improved range. “Our scientists and engineers are, and have been, redefining the art of the possible to make this enabling […]


Iran unveils new missile, radar systems

Iran unveils new missile, radar systems

Iran unveiled a new surface-to-air missile Tuesday and two radar systems it said would improve its defences against “enemies”. The military ceremony came just one week after Iran said it downed an Israeli spy drone that had reportedly been deployed […]


India Can’t Afford Delay In Rafale Deal, Says Air Chief

India Can’t Afford Delay In Rafale Deal, Says Air Chief

Air chief marshal Arup Raha has said that it is critical to keep the $25 billion (Rs 1,50,000 crore) French Rafale fighter deal on schedule as the IAF cannot afford any more delays. Raha’s comments are significant as the Eurofighter […]


 
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